Loughborough College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Derby

Education Studies (Top Up)

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Course summary

This BA (Hons) degree top-up provides an excellent progression route for students who have completed the Foundation Degree in Children's and Young People's Services or equivalent. Studied part- time over two years, this course is aimed at individuals who want to develop their existing skills within the field of education. As a University of Derby validated course, you can take advantage of the facilities provided by both Loughborough College and the university. Providing you with the opportunity to further explore your interests at degree level in the nature, purposes and context of education, this course aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to become a fully informed practitioner. Course modules should reflect in your practice and enhance your practical ability through academic study. Your work experience will inform your studies and provide a setting for work-based assignments, activities and research projects. Assessments are conducted throughout the year and will included essays, presentations, portfolios, gallery presentations, role play, video analysis and case study analysis. Features/Benefits

  • Take advantage of facilities at the University of Derby
  • Tutors are on hand to help via email, telephone and in person
  • Expand your network of professional contacts
  • Range of guest speakers, including past students and industry professionals
  • Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.
  • Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.
  • Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.
Progression Opportunities Upon completion of this course, our graduates have the confidence, skills and expertise to find success in a broad range of sectors, and the opportunities for progression are varied. Recent graduates have gone on to study for Early Years Initial Teacher Training or for a PGCE, as well as the TAQA award in Assessing and Verifying, and the Diploma in Education and Training. Others have gained employment in FE colleges as assessors and trainers, opened their own day care nurseries, successfully gained promoted positions within the early years and primary sectors, and managed “Outstanding” early years provisions.

Course details

Modules

Modules available to study: Coaching & Mentoring, Understanding Behavior, Learning & Motivation, Specials Educational Needs, Independent Research.

Assessment method

The programme uses a variety of assessment techniques to ensure that you can demonstrate the range of learning outcomes. Subject knowledge and understanding is assessed through examinations, coursework essays, coursework reports, individual or group presentations, written evaluations, debates and posters will be used as other forms of assessment. These also assess a range of transferable skills, including confidence in academic written communication


How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A relevant Level 5 qualification at Merit or Distinction grade


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £4500 Year 1
International £4500 Year 1
England £4500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4500 Year 1
Scotland £4500 Year 1
Wales £4500 Year 1
Channel Islands £4500 Year 1

Additional fee information

The cost of some activities are not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees can be found on our website.
Education Studies (Top Up) at Loughborough College - UCAS